HyperDic: front_bench

English > 1 sense of the expression front bench:
NOUNartifactfront benchany of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers
English > front bench: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderseatAny support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
Nounsfrontbenchera member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party

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